2nd Annual First Responders Wellness and Safety Conference 2021

WHAT

A comprehensive two-day conference with presentations from leaders in the field of wellness and safety, with valuable, actionable information that you can take back to your agency, organization, or company.

Who should attend: Law Enforcement, Fire Personnel, EMS, Emergency Communications Personnel, and Corrections Personnel.

WHEN

September 28 -29, 2021 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
8:00AM-4:00PM

WHERE

Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center (GRPSTC)
11550 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85307
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SCHEDULE

September 28

7:30AM—8:00AM –  Registration

8:00AM—8:30AM – Welcome

Keynote Speaker – Jason Schechterle: “Burning Shield

Bobby Kipper, Wall Street Journal/USA Today Best-Selling Author, NCPCV Executive Director/Founder & David Hancock, Wall Street Journal/USA Today Best-Selling Author, CEO Morgan James Publishing: “From the Wall Street Journal/USA Today Best-Selling Book Performance Driven Thinking”

Iva Rody, 100 Club of Arizona/Joe Ramirez, Lighthouse Health & Wellness: “Resources for First Responders”

Kepra Jack “Physical Health & Nutrition”

Dr. Katherine Kuhlman, Kuhlman Psychology & Consulting: “Impact of Wellness on Job Performance”

September 29

7:30AM–8:00 AM – Sign-in

Michael Thompson, ASUPD Chief and Jerald Monahan, Yavapai College Police Chief: “Shifting Organizational Culture to Actively Caring”

Dara Rampersad, Ph. D.: “First Responder Stress, Grief and Suicide”

Morgan James Publishing Remarks David Hancock, Special Guest Kevin Malone, Former VP and General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers/Founder and CEO of United States Institute Against Human Trafficking: Introducing the new book “Roll Call – Spiritual Wellness for Today’s Law Enforcement Officer”

Kevin Gilmartin, Ph. D.: “Emotional Survival”

4:00PM–4:15PM – Closing Remarks/Certificates

REGISTRATION FEE

FREE, but preregistration is required.

Do you want to learn wellness strategies that can be implemented immediately?

SPONSORS

This year’s First Responders Wellness and Safety Conference is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors!

FAST FACTS

Bobby Kipper – Wall Street Journal & USA Today Best-Selling author, NCPCV Executive Director & Founder

David Hancock – Wall Street Journal & USA Today Best-Selling author/Founder & CEO Morgan James Publishing

Kevin Malone – Former VP and General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers/Founder and CEO of United States Institute Against Human Trafficking

Jason Schechterle – Burning Shield, Motivational Speaker

Angela Harrolle – CEO, 100 Club of Arizona

Iva Rody – Programs Manager, 100 Club of Arizona

Joe Ramirez – CEO Lighthouse Health & Wellness

Kepra Jack – RN/BSN, HeartFit for Duty

Dr. Katherine Kuhlman – Kuhlman Psychology & Consulting,/NCPCV Executive Board Member

Michael Thompson -Arizona State University Police Department/NCPCV Advisory Team

Jerald Monahan – Yavapai College Police Chief

Gilmartin, Ph.D – Author of “Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement”

Complimentary parking is available in a parking adjacent to the facility.

For attendees who require overnight accommodations, there are a number of hotels in the area.

Who should attend this conference?

This conference is for all first responders, including law enforcement, fire, dispatchers, and corrections personnel.
 
Is this conference just for command staff/supervisors?
 
No. This conference is for all first responders, from command staff to new personnel.
 
Will this conference be held in-person?
 
We are planning to hold this conference in-person; because of the issue with COVID-19, we may need to change the conference to a virtual format. In the event that we have to transition to a virtual conference, we will notify all attendees by August 28th.
 
Is there a fee to attend for the conference?
 
The conference is free to all attendees, regardless for whom they work.
 
Is there parking near the conference facility? Is there a fee for parking?
 
There is ample free parking adjacent to the conference site.
 
Will I be able to obtain a copy of the presentations?
 
Yes. After the conference, we will email a copy of the PowerPoints to you, upon request. 
 
Will I receive  in-service credits for the training?
 
Police will receive in-service credit. We are working to arrange in-service credit for fire personnel, dispatchers, and corrections personnel, as well. 
 
Will we have to get lunch on our own?
 
Lunch will be provided for all attendees.
 August 

Do you want to learn wellness strategies that can be implemented immediately?